QUEER ARTS FESTIVAL With a theme of ReGenthere, but to be able to say, erations, organizers of this ‘In what ways can we be year’s Queer Arts Festival better allies or have better are cultivating connections networks around this?’” across age gaps, experiLaiwan says. ences, boundaries and This year’s festival will borders. also feature the debut of Highlights include an Cor Flammae, an LGBT international art exhibition, professional classical choral curated by multidisciplinary group dedicated to queerartist Laiwan, called Queerfocused content — Canada’s ing the ﬁrst such Internaprofessional Queer Arts tional, which ensemble, Festival will feature they say. Wed, July 23–Sat, Aug 9 the work of Other ﬁrsts Roundhouse established include Alien Community Centre and emergSex, a work 181 Roundhouse Mews ing gay in progress queerartsfestival.com artists from that promises around the to explore world, including from Russia, the strange, beautiful and Iran, Hong Kong, South sometimes inexplicable terAfrica and India. ritory of human sexuality. “It’s not about comparFor the full festiing us, saying that we have val schedule, go to it easy here compared to queerartsfestival.com.
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